Monthly Archives: June 2010

Two Presidents Meet over Heart Health

Sinai President Neil Meltzer and former President Bill Clinton recently shared a New York stage, drawn together by a mutual passion - improving the health of children in the United States. The men gave out Alliance for a Healthier Generation awards at an event to acknowledge 179 schools across the country that have created innovative,…
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Staying Cool in the Summer

As Baltimore residents stagger through another week of high temperatures, health experts once again are stressing the importance of staying hydrated. Chandresh Shelat, M.D., Sinai ER-7, spoke with WJZ-TV last week about the heat. "Your blood pressure can drop; you can get confused," he said, and the consequences can be deadly without following common sense…
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LED Replacement Project Reduces Waste

As part of the ongoing Freedom to be Green program, Sinai Hospital has replaced nearly all fluorescent lights in non-clinical areas with super energy-efficient LED lamps. The LED Replacement project makes sense both financially and environmentally. For example, the new LEDs have three or four times the life of regular bulbs, which reduces waste. They…
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A Safe Haven for Mothers

The Safe Haven law in Maryland, passed in 2002, allows mothers to leave newborn babies at a hospital, fire or police station without being prosecuted and with no questions asked.That means Sinai and Northwest hospitals are safe havens. The purpose of the law is to protect newborn babies who may be abandoned by their mothers…
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Visit Sinai Booth at the Hare Krishna Festival of India

If it’s summertime in Baltimore, it’s festival time! The Baltimore 2010 Hare Krishna Festival of India is Saturday, one of the many fun ethnic events that are celebrated during Baltimore hot summers. “All are invited to come partake of the great food and music,” says Dr. Neeraj Verma, an anesthesiologist at Sinai Hospital. And while…
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